The OpenOffice vulnerability is caused by integer overflows when processing certain tags within Tiff images.
The problem could be exploited to cause heap-based buffer overflows, possibly by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted document.
Successful exploitation could allow the execution of arbitrary code and compromise a user's system.
OpenOffice is a free office productivity suite that includes a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, formula editor and drawing program.
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